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Classification, Phylogeny, and Anatomical Evolution of Palms

P. Barry Tomlinson, James W. Horn, and Jack B. Fisher

in The Anatomy of Palms: Arecaceae - Palmae

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199558926
eISBN:
9780191810077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558926.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book attempts to reconstruct the evolutionary history of anatomical characters to which previous studies attributed systematic significance, as well as to highlight the systematic significance ... More


Evolution and Systematics

Robert S. Wallace and Arthur C. Gibson

in Cacti: Biology and Uses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231573
eISBN:
9780520927889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231573.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Cactaceae is classified within the order of Caryophyllales and includes approximately 1,600 species of plants. Phylogenetic placement within the Caryophyllales is undisputed, because cacti and other ... More


Phylogenetics

John E. Lattke

in A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098442
eISBN:
9780520916043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098442.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Analysis of the phylogenetics of Gnamptogenys Roger produced two most parsimonious trees. Successive weighting selected one of the two trees of the same length and topology. The alternate topology ... More


Phylogeny

Taisoo Park

in Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family Heterorhabdidae

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098428
eISBN:
9780520916029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098428.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the general morphology of the body and appendages of the Heterorhabdidae. It notes that the species can readily be distinguished from the Lucicutiidae, Augaptilidae, and any ... More


Subfamily Ceroxyloideae

P. Barry Tomlinson, James W. Horn, and Jack B. Fisher

in The Anatomy of Palms: Arecaceae - Palmae

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199558926
eISBN:
9780191810077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558926.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The subfamily Ceroxyloideae exhibits an unusually large amount of structural diversity for a clade that contains but eight genera distributed among three tribes. Like its sister group Arecoideae, ... More


Subfamily Coryphoideae

P. Barry Tomlinson, James W. Horn, and Jack B. Fisher

in The Anatomy of Palms: Arecaceae - Palmae

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199558926
eISBN:
9780191810077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558926.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Coryphoideae constitute the second largest subfamily of Arecaceae with respect to the number of genera and the third with regard to number of species. Within Coryphoideae, anatomical data is of ... More


Summary

Yu-Feng Hsu and Jerry A. Powell

in Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Heliodinidae are a group of lower ditrysian moths defined by five synapomorphies: smooth head scaling; forewing M veins two-branched; ventral branches of apophyses posteriores fused into a medial ... More


Systematic Treatment

Bernard Landry and Jerry A. Powell

in Systematics and Phylogeny of Sparganothina and Related Taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098404
eISBN:
9780520916005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098404.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The new perception of Sparganothina is based on two synapomorphies: the presence of a tonguelike projection ventrally on the ductus bursae and the presence of large, rounded, and free lateral plates ... More


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